Jun 15, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog

GER 202 - Intermediate German II [SUN# GER 2202]

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Continuation of GER 201 . Includes intermediate grammar structures and vocabulary contexts in oral and written forms and use of a variety of materials in the target language and cultures to promote proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Also includes reading selections from authentic media, advanced conversation and discussions, and compositions using intermediate grammar structures.

Prerequisite(s): GER 201  
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options and G; Meets CTE - A&H and G.



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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate German speaking skills by using comprehensible high intermediate level structures, vocabulary, inflection and pronunciation.
  2. Differentiate main ideas and facts of a high intermediate-level written text in German based on familiar or authentic material.
  3. Write and/or respond in writing to questions on familiar topics to express recommendations, wishes, commands, doubt, emotions, future plans, and/or possibility in present and/or past tenses
  4. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking, reading and/or writing regarding current events or politics, and/or salient traditions in German speaking regions.

Outline:
  1. Speaking
    1. Ask and answer questions using subjunctive or indicative mood in the present or past tense
    2. Engage in simple conversations on a variety of topics in both present and past tenses
    3. Express conjecture, probability, future plans and activities
    4. Predict future occurrences
    5. Give advice and recommendations in the various tenses
    6. Produce and respond to suggestions
    7. Respond appropriately to oral and written questions posed in the course
    8. Produce intelligible pronunciation of German words
  2. Listening
    1. Identify the main idea and specific details in oral speech and authentic selections (such as: interviews, video-clips, film and dialogue)
    2. Ask for clarification when listening to oral speech
    3. Anticipate and predict information when listening to oral speech
    4. Answer questions and follow instructions in response to oral speech
  3. Reading
    1. Apply reading strategies to identify the main idea, recognize cognates and false cognates, and use verb tense recognition and previous knowledge to make intelligent guesses
    2. Indicate both the main idea and specific details when reading a text based largely on familiar, and/or authentic material
    3. Analyze contemporary and/or historical German authors’ works
  4. Writing Skills
    1. Apply appropriate spelling and grammar (such as present and past tenses in the indicative and/or subjunctive voice, compound perfect tenses, future and conditional tenses)
    2. Respond in writing to intermediate-level questions based on known topics
    3. Write organized short compositions on a variety of topics to express conjecture, probability, future plans, and activities
    4. Apply intermediate level sentence structures including coordinate and subordinate clauses and/or relative clauses
  5. Cultural Awareness
    1. Discuss current events and/or political landscape in German speaking regions
    2. Compare and contrast salient traditions in German speaking regions to personal experiences


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019/2020